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Introduction to Entity Choice for Creative Businesses

May 20, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

If you’re like most people, you may be confused by the different types of business entities that exist. How do you know which is right for you? In this two-hour, live online workshop, we’ll introduce the four most common types of business entities for creative enterprises:

  • Sole Proprietorships
  • Partnerships
  • Corporations
  • Limited Liability Companies

And we’ll explain the relative advantages, disadvantages, costs, formalities, and general tax consequences of each.

Content Expert: Lucas Blackadar, Esq. – Director of Legal Services, Arts & Business Council of Greater Boston
Luke Blackadar manages the Arts & Business Council’s Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts and Patent Pro Bono programs. An attorney and visual artist, Luke counsels start- up, small, and creative businesses on trademark, copyright, nonprofit, and for-profit business matters. Luke also trains law students in the practice of business law, through the Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts legal internship, and as adjunct professor of law at Roger Williams University, where he teacher Contract Drafting & Transactional Lawyering. Prior to joining the Arts & Business Council, Luke was a professional liability defense attorney, representing lawyers, medical professionals, and design professionals in malpractice lawsuits.


This workshop is part of the Spring 2021 Creative Economy Workshop Series sponsored by the City of Boston’s Office of Economic Development.


May 20, 2021
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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